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Recent recommendations by the German Council of Science and Humanities on scientific collections as research infrastructures
The German Council of Science and Humanities provides advice to the German government and states on the structure and development of higher education and research. In January 2011, the Council presented recommendations on ...
The Museum Collections of Craft Teacher Training. Cultural heritage serving education and research
Craft science only got its name in the early 1990s. Its field of research combines science, art and technology. The Collections of Craft Teacher Training in the Helsinki University Museum present the link between tradition ...
A portal to Dutch academic heritage
The UNICUM development project, commissioned by the Dutch Academic Heritage Foundation (SAE), has been carried out by the five classic Dutch universities in 2010-12. UNICUM, short for ‘University Collections and University ...
The role of object-based learning in transferable skills development
This paper considers how object-based learning (OBL) can be used to complement reflective skills development systems, which are commonplace in UK universities. It describes how some UCL students had difficulty understanding ...
Proposed European anatomical collections network
Universities, colleges, medical institutions and professional societies in the past used their museums as tools to establish themselves as the rightful producers of anatomical knowledge. Anatomical and medical museums, ...
Practical concerns when implementing object-based teaching in higher education
The first rule of business is “know your customer”. This essay focuses on the user’s perspective: what do tutors need to make OBL an attractive proposition? It dissects three customer needs: the need for engagement, ...
The new communication technologies for sharing and participatory Italian university museums
Thanks to their peculiar identities linked to the specific disciplines which determined their creation, university museums offer an interesting experience to reflect on the role that the community of museum professionals ...
Old bones, digital narratives: Investigating the Peter B. Cornwall Collection in the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum
A joint team of archaeologists from the University of California, Berkeley and Sonoma State University are examining a collection of artifacts and skeletal material excavated by Peter B. Cornwall in Bahrain and eastern ...
The use of collections in research and teaching at the Museum of Texas Tech University
Texas Tech University, located in Lubbock, Texas, is a multi-disciplinary institution conducting research and offering degrees in a multitude of academic, technological, and vocational fields. The museum supports the ...
The PSU Museum: Interpretation of peninsular Thailand's nature
The PSU Museum, officially named the Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Natural History Museum is part of the Prince of Songkla University in Southern Thailand. The history of the museum’s collections is briefly documented. ...